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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection

A collection of historical software for Apple II computers from the 1980s and early 1990s. Each item was originally copy protected (i.e. the original floppy disk could not be copied to another floppy disk), but the copy protection has been removed and documented. Most items also include a "work disk" comprising the intermediate files created during the deprotection.

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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Muppetville" is a 1986 educational program distributed by Sunburst Communications. It is preserved here for the first time.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, 1tp, sunburst
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Cause and Effect: What Makes It Happen..." is a 1988 educational program distributed by Troll Associates. It is preserved here for the first time. [archiveorg A2_Cause_and_Effect_What_Makes_It_Happen_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Mystery of the Witch's Shoes: Sequencing" is a 1986 educational game distributed by Troll Associates. It is preserved here for the first time.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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eye 45,967
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"Plasmania" is a 1983 arcade game by Lewis Geer and distributed by Sirius Software.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Band Saw and Shaper Safety" is a 1986 educational program distributed by Abraxas Basic Courseware.
( 1 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"BurgerTime" is a 1982 arcade game developed by Data East USA and distributed by Mattel.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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eye 30,339
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"Gumball" is a 1983 arcade game written by Robert Cook and distributed by Brøderbund Software.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Math Blaster" is a 1983 educational game programmed by Richard Eckert and Janice Davidson, Ph.D. and distributed by Davidson & Associates.
( 2 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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eye 9,182
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"Pac-Man" is a 1984 arcade game. There were several games released with the same or similar names; this is the one distributed by Datasoft, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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eye 7,834
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"Donkey Kong" is a 1983 arcade game programmed by Michael Cranford and distributed by Atari.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Championship Lode Runner" is a 1984 arcade game developed by Doug Smith and distributed by Broderbund Software.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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100s of games at your fingertips, as long as your fingertips are on an Apple ][ Download Download Total Replay ( version 3.0-beta.2 , released 2019-12-30 , 32 MB disk image) About Total Replay is a frontend for exploring and playing classic arcade games on an 8-bit Apple ][. Some notable features: UI for searching and browsing all games Screensaver mode includes hundreds of screenshots and dozens of self-running demos In-game protections removed (manual lookups, code wheels, &c.) Super...
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Mr. Do" is a 1985 arcade game programmed by Rick Mirsky and distributed by DataSoft, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Frogger" is a 1981 arcade game developed by Olaf Lubeck and distributed by Sierra On-Line.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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Download Passport (released 2017-11-14 , 140K disk image) Passport is a verification and copy program for 5.25-inch Apple II floppy disks. It can verify all unprotected disks and many copy-protected disks to ensure there are no unexpectedly bad sectors. It can also “crack” many disks to create an unprotected copy that can be used in emulators. Full README For developers: development repository on GitHub
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Pac-Man" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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Conan is a 1984 arcade game distributed by DataSoft, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Maniac Mansion" is a 1987 graphical adventure game distributed by Lucasfilm Games.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Pinball Construction Set" is a 1983 game development program written by Bill Budge and distributed by Electronic Arts.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Spy Hunter" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Bally Midway.
( 1 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Dig Dug" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Thunder Mountain.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Battlezone" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Xevious" is a 1982 Namco arcade game programmed by Dan Hewitt and distributed by Mindscape, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Arkanoid" is a 1988 arcade game distributed by Taito.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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Download Download Pitch Dark (released 2018-07-31 , 32 MB disk image) About Pitch Dark is a frontend for exploring and playing Infocom text adventures on an 8-bit Apple II. Some notable features: UI for browsing all games and setting global options (pictured) Multiple versions of each game In-game protections removed (manual lookups, code wheels, &c.) Interactive hints based on the original Invisiclues Double hi-res box art (super hi-res on IIgs!) On Beyond Z-Machine! interpreter runs games...
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"The Quarter Mile" is a 1987 educational game by Daniel Barnum and distributed by Barnum Software. It is preserved here for the first time.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Starblaster" is a 1981 arcade game by Geoffrey Engelstein and Mark "Gopher" Kriegsman, and distributed by Piccadilly Software.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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Paperboy is a 1988 arcade game distributed by Mindscape, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Beer Run" is a 1981 arcade game written Mark Turmell and distributed by Sirius Software.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Speed Reader II" is a 1983 educational program by Richard Eckert and Jan Davidson, and distributed by Davidson and Associates, Inc. This version, dated 09.12.86, was originally distributed on two 5.25-inch floppy disks. It is preserved here for the first time. [archiveorg A2_Speed_Reader_II_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"The Ancient Art of War" is a 1989 strategy game developed by Dave and Barry Murry and distributed by Broderbund.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Cross Country California" is a 1987 educational game by Darcy Allen and Dave Vincent, and distributed by Didatech Software. It is preserved here for the first time.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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Rampage is a 1988 arcade game distributed by Activision, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Commando" is a 1987 arcade game distributed by Data East.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Centipede" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Rocky's Boots" is a 1985 educational game by Warren Robinett and Leslie Grimm, and distributed by The Learning Company. This version (4.0) was originally distributed on a single 5.25-inch floppy disk. It is preserved here for the first time.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Compu-Read" is a 1982 educational program distributed by Edu-Ware Services, Inc. The on-disk main menu says "Ver. 3.4 25 Jan 82".
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Tales of Fantasy" is a 1986 pair of adventure games distributed by Scholastic, Inc. It is preserved here for the first time.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Aliens" is a 1987 arcade game designed by Steve Cartwright, Glyn Anderson, Peter Kaminski, and Gene Smith; Apple version by Alan Clark, Robert Friele, Michael Ormsby, Hanley and Associates; distributed by Activision, Inc.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Alice in Wonderland" is a 1985 adventure game distributed by Windham Classics.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Momentum and Work" is a 1990 educational program by Robert Stickgold, Ph.D. and distributed by Queue, Inc. It is preserved here for the first time.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Pitfall II: Lost Caverns" is a 1984 arcade game designed by David Crane, ported to the Apple II by Rex E. Bradford (Microsmiths), and distributed by Activision, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Reader Rabbit" is a 1984 educational program by Leslie Grimm, illustrated by Corinne and Cindy Grimm, and distributed by The Learning Company, Inc. This is version 1.3, preserved here for the first time. [archiveorg A2_Reader_Rabbit_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Dig Dug" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Millionaire: The Stock Market Simulation" is a 1984 simulation game written by Jim Zuber and distributed by Blue Chip Software. This is version 2.00, preserved here for the first time.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Stargate" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari, Inc.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Wavy Navy" is a 1982 arcade game written by Rodney McAuley and distributed by Sirius Software.
( 1 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Robotron 2084" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Math Blaster Plus" is a 1987 educational game designed by Jan Davidson and Cathy Johnson, written by Louis X. Savain, and distributed by Davidson and Associates, Inc. This version (1.6) is preserved here for the first time. [archiveorg A2_Math_Blaster_Plus_1988_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Lode Runner" is a 1983 action game developed by Doug Smith and distributed by Broderbund Software.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Ms. Pac-Man" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Falcons" is a 1981 arcade game written by Thomas Ball and Eric Varsanyi and distributed by Piccadilly Software.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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Dino Eggs is a 1983 platform game authored by D. Schroeder and distributed by MicroFun.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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Sneakers is a 1981 arcade game programmed by Mark Turmell and distributed by Sirius Software.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Aztec" is a 1982 arcade game distributed by Datamost.
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"Tapper" is a 1984 arcade game distributed by Sega Enterprises, Inc.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Car Builder" is a 1985 educational program distributed by Optimum Resource, Inc. It is preserved here for the first time.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Microzine" is an educational disk-based magazine published by Scholastic between 1983 and 1992. Issue no. 1 is a double-sided disk that features "Twistaplot" and "Ask Me." It is preserved here for the first time. Credits: Dan Klassen (producer and editor) David G. Olmon (lead programmer) Tom Hansen, Karen Klassen, and Don Wagner (software designers) Al Borchers and Gary Johnson (programmers) Ame C. Flynn and Michael Callery (computer graphic design) Lorene Lavora...
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"Algernon" is a 1987 educational program designed by Tom Bretl, programmed by Larry Bank, and distributed by Sunburst Communications. It is preserved here for the first time.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Dig Dug" was a 1982 arcade game by Namco. This licensed version was distributed by Datasoft, Inc. in 1984. It is preserved here for the first time.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Galaxian" is a 1983 arcade game. There were several games released with the same or similar names; this is the one distributed by Atari, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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eye 1,285
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"The Rocky Horror Show" is a 1986 arcade game by Clement Chambers, Ian Ellery, Andy Stoddart; Apple version by Mark Nichols; Apple graphics by Ed Ludwig; distributed by Activision, Inc.
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"Little Computer People" (a.k.a. "House on a Disk") is a 1986 simulation game distributed by Activision, Inc.
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"The Adventures of Sinbad" is a 1985 educational game written by Jack Alexander, designed by June Stark, and distributed by Unicorn Software, Inc. It is preserved here for the first time.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"The Observatory" is a 1984 educational program developed by Gary J. Lassiter and distributed by Lightspeed Software. It is preserved here for the first time. [archiveorg A2_The_Observatory_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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"Gremlins" is a 1984 arcade game distributed by Atari, Inc.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Baron: The Real Estate Simulation" is a 1985 simulation game written by Jim Zuber and distributed by Blue Chip Software. This is version 2.1, preserved here for the first time.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Transportation Transformation" is a 1988 graphics program distributed by Pelican Software. It is preserved here for the first time. [archiveorg A2_Transportation_Transformation_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"The Playroom" is a 1989 educational game by Leslie Grimm, Dennis Caswell, Lynn Kirkpatrick, D. Buttlaire, and D. Albrecht, and distributed by Broderbund Software. The four-disk 5.25-inch version is preserved here for the first time.
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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"Batman" is a 1988 arcade game distributed by Data East.
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"Math Blaster Mystery" is a 1989 educational program designed by Julie Baumgartner, Anne Hertz, and J.M. Albanese; written by Larene Wade Spitler; and distributed by Davidson and Associates, Inc. The 5.25-inch version is preserved here for the first time.
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"Ballblazer" is a 1985 arcade game distributed by Lucasfilm, Ltd.
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"Outpost" is a 1981 arcade game written by Thomas McWilliams and distributed by Sirius Software. [archiveorg A2_Outpost_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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"Charlie Brown's ABC's" is a 1984 educational game distributed by Random House, Inc. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"Read 'N Roll" is a 1988 educational game by Jan Davidson, Julie Baumgartner, J. M. Albanese, L. X. Savain, and T. S. DeBry, and distributed by Davidson and Associates, Inc. This is version 1.1, preserved here for the first time. [archiveorg A2_Read_N_Roll_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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